This month’s symposium will take place on April 13, 2021 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada).
This month’s topic is:
Thoughts on a Planners’ Function
This session includes thoughts from a Chief’s perspective on the functions of Law Enforcement Planners.
About the Speaker:
Retired Chief of Police for Santa Monica Police Department, Cynthia Renaud
After spending nearly three decades in local law enforcement, Cynthia Renaud retired as Chief of Police from the Santa Monica Police Department in October 2020. Prior to this agency, she served as chief of the Folsom Police Department in Sacramento county for seven years, and prior to that, the Long Beach Police Department in Los Angeles County for twenty years, leaving that agency at the rank of commander. She is currently the president of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the world’s largest and most influential professional association for police leaders with over 31,000 members across 165 countries worldwide.
Chief Renaud spent many years working uniformed patrol assignments and special investigations positions. Along with serving as chief in two agencies, her supervisory positions included Internal Affairs, the Field Training Program, Academy Director, Patrol Watch Commander, Communications Division Commander, Patrol Division Commander, and Investigations Division Commander.
Chief Renaud is a native of Long Beach. She attended California State University, Long Beach, where she completed a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature in 1996 and a Master’s Degree in English Literature in 2000. In 2010, she completed a second Master’s Degree in National Security Studies at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey. Chief Renaud received the Outstanding Thesis Award for her thesis submissions in both graduate programs.
Chief Renaud is a graduate of the 214th Session of the FBI National Academy. She writes professionally and has had articles published in the Homeland Security Affairs Journal, the Journal of Leadership Studies, and Tactical Edge magazine as well as the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin.
In 2015, Chief Renaud was named California State Legislature “Woman of the Year,” Assembly District 6. Additionally, in 2016, she was selected by the Sacramento Business Journal as one of the year’s “Women Who Mean Business” honorees.
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